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Missing teen returns home

Express - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 23:16
A 13-year-old girl who was reported missing since Saturday is currently back in the care of her family after she was discovered yesterday by officers of the North Eastern Division Rapid Response Unit.

Eltham knock out Wolmer’s to claim second schoolboy title

Observer Sport - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:20
ELTHAM High School secured their second title of the season when they scored an emphatic 77-run win over Wolmer’s Boys in the final of the ISSA/JIIC Knockout competition at Melbourne Cricket Oval yesterday.


Express - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:09
Two days after a disappointing rain-affected draw against Guyana resigned them to the runners-up position on the Regional Four-day standings, Trinidad and Tobago are already moving on and looking forward to the upcoming semi-final against the Windward Islands at Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain bowling off on Saturday.

Overnight racing programme for Saturday, April 19, 201 4

Observer Sport - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:00
RACE 1 PURSE:$480,600

Bunting still awaiting draft DNA legislation

Observer - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:00
NATIONAL Security Minister Peter Bunting has indicated that a DNA Act is not likely to become effective any time this year.

Rehabilitation work starts on Parry Town road

Observer - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:00
OCHO RIOS, St Ann — A few weeks after residents demonstrated in Ocho Rios over the poor road conditions and lack of water in Parry Town here in St Ann, rehabilitation work has started on the Pimento Walk to Parry Town main road.

Discrimination against gays said to be causing brain drain

Observer - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:00
THE reason for Jamaica's brain drain has now moved from lucrative job offers in industrialised countries to discrimination faced by members of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community.

Calgary carnage

Observer - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:00
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Five people were killed and a suspect taken into custody after multiple stabbings at a house party attended by university students near the University of Calgary, the police chief said, calling it the worst mass murder in Calgary's history.

Ukraine military secures airport from attack

Observer - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:00
KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces said they repelled an attack yesterday by about 30 gunmen at a small airport.

Full lunar eclipse delights Americas, first of year

Observer - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:00
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) — Sky-gazers in North and South America were treated to a full lunar eclipse -- at least those fortunate enough to have clear skies.


Observer Sport - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:00
LONDON, England (AP) — Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell Brown was cleared of doping because of blatant flaws in the test collection procedures and possible "environmental contamination" of her urine sample, sport's highest appeals body said yesterday.

TT players confident of success at Cadet and Junior Champs in Cuba

Observer Sport - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:00
A 17-member table tennis team left Jamaica on Monday for Cuba where players began their quest in the annual regional Cadet and Junior Table Tennis Championships in Havana yesterday for places in the Latin American Championships next year.

Miller relieved at victory over CCC

Observer Sport - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:00
SPINNER Nikita Miller expressed relief after former winners Jamaica recovered to beat the Combined Campuses and Colleges (CCC) by 59 runs on Monday to squeeze into the fourth and final semi-final spot in the Regional Four-day tournament.

Bigga back to sponsor Jamaica Oaks Race Day

Observer Sport - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:00
WISYNCO Limited, through its brand Bigga Soft Drinks, will once again be the major sponsor of the 75th running of the Jamaica Oaks (Grade One), boasting a purse of $3 million, inclusive of $2 million from Bigga, it was announced at a press conference at Caymanas Park yesterday.

The JISA-CPJ Western Invitational Friendship Meet on today

Observer Sport - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:00
ATHLETICS in private schools in Western Jamaica is set to continue growing in the years ahead following the media launch of the second staging of the Jamaica Independent Schools Association/Caribbean Producers Jamaica Limited (JISA-CPJ) Western Invitational Friendship Meet on Monday at the CPJ offices on Guinep Street, Freeport, Montego Bay.

Smokers, Hornets Masters top Hanover, St James Street Football

Observer Sport - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:00
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Smokers of Hanover and Hornets Masters of St James are the two newest qualifiers for the finals of the LIME Street football competition after exciting competitions last weekend.

Black Star win St Elizabeth Wray and Nephew Major League

Observer Sport - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:00
SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — Black Star FC held off Newell United to take the St Elizabeth Wray and Nephew Major League 4-3 on aggregate following a thrilling 2-2 draw in the second leg of the final at Appleton Estates, Siloah, on Sunday.

HIC, JAAA sign off on 4-year cardiovascular screening deal

Observer Sport - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:00
THE Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) yesterday announced details of a partnership with the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) that will ensure free cardiovascular screening of junior athletes from 2014 to 2018.

Tallawahs acquire surprise packages for 2014 CPL

Observer Sport - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:00
Though Jamaica Tallawahs mostly held on to members of last year's Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Twenty20 (T20) winning squad during the 2014 player draft, there was surprise in some quarters at the acquisition of batsman Adam Voges and pacer Juan 'Rusty' Theron.

Lilliput Rovers set sights on Montego Bay United

Observer Sport - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:00
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Giant killers Lilliput Rovers will hope they can maintain their momentum when they face defending champions Montego Bay United in one semi-final of the St James Football Association Captain's Bakery and Grill Knockout today at WespoW Park, set to start at 3:00 pm.